Tag: Su-27UB

That Time two Su-27 Fighters Forced to Land an Irish-Flown Estonian-Registered L-29 Trainer Flying an Alleged Spy Mission over Russia
On receiving orders to force the intruder down at Neevenskoye AB Pilot 1st Class Capt. Andrey N. Oleynik rocked his wings, giving the 'follow me' signal. The L-29 pilot, however, started reducing speed in the hope that the fighter would overshoot… At 1438 hrs Moscow time on Jan. 15, 1998 a Baltic Fleet/Kaliningrad...
Here’s Why the Su-27 Flanker is The Best Fighter Jet in the World Only in Video Games
The Su-27 Flanker never came anywhere near getting a single kill against any Western type of aircraft. Caught myself reading some internet article about the Su-27 Flanker, and what a über-super-turbo fighter jet it is... or should be. Sure, serious people are always going to advise me, 'Tom, but everybody knows one can't trust the internet'....
The “Su-27 Mirgorod Pyramid:” when an Ukrainian Flanker Jumped Chocks and Collided with two Other Su-27s parked at Mirgorod Air Base
The video in this post features the so called ‘Su-27 Mirgorod Pyramid.’ Taken at Mirgorod Air Base, Ukraine, on May 26, 1997 the video in this post features the so called ‘Su-27 Mirgorod Pyramid.’ This one of a kind accident took place when Su-27UB ’68 Blue’ jumped chocks during...
Lt. Col. Seth “Jethro” Nehring was the U.S. fighter pilot aboard the Ukrainian Su-27UB that crashed during Ex. Clear Sky on Oct. 16
Lt. Col. Seth “Jethro” Nehring was serving as the Operations Officer in the Joint Operations Center, meaning he was the liaison between the exercise director, Maj. Gen. Garrison and all flying operations The 144th Fighter Wing (FW) has released the name and picture of the pilot involved in the crash of a Ukrainian Su-27UB that took place on Oct. 16, 2018. "It’s...
USAF pilot killed as Ukrainian Su-27UB air force jet crashes during Ex. Clear Sky 2018
The Su-27UB crash took place during Clear Sky 2018 joint multinational exercise A U.S. pilot was among two crew who died when a Ukrainian Air Force Su-27UB fighter jet crashed during a training flight on Oct. 16, 2018 the U.S. Air Force (USAF) said. “We have seen reports claiming a U.S. casualty and can confirm a U.S. service member was involved in this...

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